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Join Mission Historical Museum as Noe Torres presents an interesting topic on Saturday, October 14th at 11 a.m. Admission is free to the public. Sweets and light refreshments will be served. Also happening that morning is the museum’s Solar Eclipse Lawn Party, in which the Sharyland Aviation Club will present the public with neat tools to experience the Solar Eclipse, reaching 92% maximum at 11:59 p.m.

A recognized expert in the field of UFOs and the paranormal, Noe Torres is an author, publisher, and former Texas state section director for the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON). He holds a Bachelor’s in English and a Master’s in Library Science from the University of Texas at Austin. He has written one of the most popular books about the famous Roswell Incident, titled Ultimate Guide to the Roswell UFO Crash, which is among the top selling books at gift shops in Roswell, New Mexico. Torres also co-wrote with Roswell, New Mexico, historian John LeMay the critically acclaimed book The Real Cowboys & Aliens: UFO Encounters of the Old West in 2011, which was followed by a series of books on the same theme.

Torres has appeared on several nationally-broadcast television shows, including season 2, episode 5 of the Travel Channel series UFO Witness titled “Grey Alien-Human Hybridization,” in which he talks about UFO witnesses who have been injured or killed during encounters with UFO entities. He also appeared in season 2, episode 1 of the Travel Channel’s Mysteries of the Outdoors, titled “Strange Attraction.” In that show, he is interviewed extensively about unexplained mysteries in Big Bend National Park. Also in 2017, Mr. Torres was featured in an episode titled “The Marfa Lights” for the TV series Mysteries of the Unexplained. In 2008, he appeared in season 1, episode 4 of the History Channel’s UFO Hunters, in a show called “Crash and Retrieval,” in which he travels to Mexico with a team of investigators to look at a site where a UFO may have crashed in 1974.

In addition, Torres has founded a number of UFO conferences throughout Texas, including the Laredo UFO Conference, the Del Rio UFO Festival, the Presidio UFO Festival, and the Edinburg UFO Conference & Festival, which was recently ranked by ListVerse.com as the #3 best UFO festival in the world. His efforts to organize UFO conferences in Texas were spotlighted by Texas Observer magazine in the article “Aliens Without Borders: Exploring Texas’ Intergalactic Attractions” (June 11, 2014).

The Mission Historical Museum is located at 900 Doherty Avenue, in Mission. The Museum is open Wednesday – Friday, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. and every second Saturday of the month from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. For more information on this program or any upcoming events contact the museum office at (956) 580-8646, visit at www.missionmuseum.org, or follow on Facebook.